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Mary Kom targeting boxing gold as she prepares for 2020 Olympics

Even though the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is more than 15 months away, Mary Kom is already planning for the biggest event in sporting history.

Mar 18, 2019, 10:41 AM IST

Hurts to think about the pain that Kelly Caitlin must have been hiding: British cyclist Katie Archibald

The 23-year-old Catlin, also a world champion, was part of the American team pursuit quartet which conceded an Olympic gold in Rio in 2016 to a British squad featuring Scotland`s Archibald.

Mar 16, 2019, 10:30 AM IST

Commemorative Tokyo 2020 Olympics stamps go on sale

The stamps, released by Japan Post Co., feature the Olympic and Paralympic mascots Miraitowa and Someity as well as an image of the new Olympic Stadium, which is still under construction.

Mar 12, 2019, 13:56 PM IST

Misalignment of planetary orbits linked to warped disk

The protostar is located about 450 light years away in the Taurus Molecular Cloud.


Jan 02, 2019, 14:07 PM IST

Car crashes into New Year's crowd in Tokyo in suspected terror attack, 8 injured

A car ploughed into crowds celebrating New Year`s Day early on Tuesday in a suspected terror attack, leaving eight people injured, including one who was unconscious.

Jan 01, 2019, 10:11 AM IST

Boxing still on the ropes after IOC halts planning for Tokyo 2020

AIBA has been in turmoil for years and the IOC has warned the Swiss-based body to sort out its finances and governance, as well as anti-doping issues, or risk missing out on Tokyo 2020.

Dec 01, 2018, 08:21 AM IST

India top nation for innovation, transformation: PM Modi in Japan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who's currently on a two-day visit to Japan, will hold delegation level talks with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe.

Oct 29, 2018, 07:41 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi takes a train to Tokyo with Shinzo Abe - Watch

Yamanashi is around 110 kilometres from Tokyo and is surrounded by several mountains including Mount Fuji.

Oct 28, 2018, 17:54 PM IST

Pan Pacific Open final: Efficient Pliskova proves too strong for ''tired'' Osaka

Osaka, supremely confident and in top form coming into the contest on the back of 10 consecutive wins, appeared uncertain as her Czech opponent broke serve once in each set to triumph in 64 minutes

Sep 23, 2018, 12:17 PM IST

Viswanathan Anand bats for chess' inclusion in 2020 Olympics

Chess legend Viswanathan Anand on Thursday said it will be 'great' if the sport is included in the Olympic programme for the 2020 Games.

Sep 20, 2018, 22:39 PM IST

Bring his mortal remains to India from Japan: Netaji's daughter appeals to Centre

Netaji's remains are preserved at Tokyo's Renkoji temple since September 1945.

Aug 19, 2018, 11:23 AM IST

Mumbai among top 100 most innovative cities in the world; Tokyo tops list

Mumbai has featured among top 100 most innovative cities of the world. The list of most innovative cities in the world was recently released by commercial data provider 2thinknow, and has been topped by Japan’s capital Tokyo.

Aug 13, 2018, 10:17 AM IST

Volcano in Japan erupts, spews ash and smoke

Mt. Shinmoe, which straddles both Kagoshima and Miyazaki prefectures, has seen a series of eruptions since October 2017 when it became particularly active.

Jun 22, 2018, 10:27 AM IST

Toy show in Japan brings new drones, robots, yo-yos

The International Tokyo Toy Show started on June 7. The fair is hosting 197 companies this year and attracts toy enthusiasts from around the world.

Jun 08, 2018, 14:37 PM IST

Japan plans anti-sexual harassment training for officials

Japan is drawing up plans requiring all senior government bureaucrats to undergo anti-sexual harassment training, an official said today, after a scandal involving a top finance ministry employee.

Jun 07, 2018, 10:39 AM IST

Japan PM Shinzo Abe seeks Donald Trump's assurances over North Korea in latest two-way chat

Japan also fears Trump could eventually agree to reduce U.S. military forces in South Korea, leaving Japan as a frontline state against a Korean peninsula under heavy Chinese influence.

Jun 06, 2018, 11:57 AM IST

Frenchman swimmer Ben Lecomte begins Pacific Ocean crossing attempt

Long distance swimmer Ben Lecomte set off from Japan’s east coast on Tuesday in his bid to become the first person to swim across the Pacific Ocean.

Jun 05, 2018, 12:49 PM IST

Tokyo 2020 mascot unveiled! It's the doe-eyed superhero

The mascot, which has yet to be named, was selected by elementary school children across the country from a shortlist of three competitors instantly recognizable as "made in Japan".

Feb 28, 2018, 10:42 AM IST

PV Sindhu determined to change colour of medal from silver to gold at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The Hyderabad based shuttler says she wants to chase her dreams and believes she could win gold at Tokyo Games. 

Feb 20, 2018, 16:27 PM IST

North Korea should change course, end nuke programme: Japan's Shinzo Abe

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says North Korea should change its policies to help enrich its people.

Jan 04, 2018, 13:15 PM IST